P.P.Property are pleased to bring you another exclusive new listing. This substantial villa is in a great location; within walking distance to the centre of Miranda do Corvo. Situated on a corner plot, the attractive gardens, balconies and ornate gates create wonderful kerb appeal. The elevated position of the property offers both privacy and panoramic views over the beautiful surrounding hills and countryside of central Portugal.
The property currently consists of the following:
3 Bathrooms (1 en-suite)
Dining Room/ Study or 4th Bedroom
Large integral garage
Outside kitchen with BBQ
Double plot with licence for the installation of a swimming pool
Low maintenance gardens
This property is situated on a corner plot with entrances from the front through double ornate gates or to the side where the quiet road provides plenty of parking. The side entrance leads in to a private, paved terrace with views over the surrounding gardens and countryside. This property includes a second urban plot directly behind the house which has been carefully landscaped by the current owners creating attractive, low maintenance gardens. This plot includes provision for the installation of a swimming pool, subject to the correct planning permission. The current owners have been granted a pool licence and already have the pool pump equipment available.
Ground floor: Steps lead from the front of the property into a spacious, tiled hallway with access to the lounge, family bathroom, dining room and kitchen. The kitchen (4m x 3m) is fitted with wooden walls and base units, black granite worktops, double sink, integrated oven and microwave, gas hob with extractor and plumbing for a washing machine. A door from the kitchen leads into a useful separate pantry (1m x 1.5m). Across the hallway you have a pretty dining room (4,3m x 2.8m) which could also be used as a study or 4th bedroom. This room has access to the side terrace and gardens. The fully tiled, ground floor family bathroom (2.3m x 3m) includes a bath with shower, bidet, WC and sink. Double French doors open into the beautiful L shaped lounge (8.25m x 4.8m) with windows to the rear and side and double patio doors on to a balcony (4.8m x 1m) with views over the countryside to the front. Heating is provided by a wood burning fire with feature, corner fireplace and supported by an air exchange central heating system throughout the house. Air conditioning has also been installed to keep you cool during the warm summer months. A lovely wide, wooden staircase leads up to the first floor landing which is flooded with light from two full length feature windows to the rear.
First floor: The spacious hallway leads to three bedrooms, one en-suite and an attractive family bathroom (2.8m x 3m) with stylish black and white tiles, corner bath, bidet, WC and sink with storage. Bedroom one (4.4m x 3.7m) is a nice sized double with laminate flooring, fitted triple wardrobes and a window to the front. Bedroom two (4.2m x 3.4m) is currently used as a study/ craft room but includes fitted wardrobes. The Master bedroom (4.8m x 3.3m) has patio doors leading out to a private balcony (2m x 3m) with stunning views over Miranda do Corvo and the surrounding countryside. A further window to the rear creates a light and airy feel to this bedroom which includes a walk-in closet and en-suite tiled bathroom (2.4m x 2.5m) with a shower, bidet, WC and sink.
This excellent property was built in 2006 with superb finishes throughout including double glazed windows, external shutters, air exchange central heating system, Air conditioning units to the lounge, Kitchen, 2nd Bedroom and Master bedroom. The house is connected to mains water; mains drainage and bottled gas for the hot water and hob. TV, telephone and fibre optic internet are currently available. Energy rating: B.
Outside areas: Ornate gates to the front of the property open into a covered off road parking area which leads up through attractive shrub filled borders to the large internal garage with automatic electric door. This enormous space includes plumbing for a washing machine. The current owners use this room for storage however it would make an excellent workshop/ art room. An internal staircase leads up to the ground floor accommodation and a door to the rear opens out to a further covered terrace with an outdoor kitchen which includes a BBQ, sink and shaded seating area. The air exchange heating system is located outside the garage. Steps lead from the rear terrace up to the side of the property and sunny terrace. A gentle slope to the rear leads up to the attractive, low maintenance gardens to the sides and rear, extending in to the second urban plot which has been landscaped with ornate gravelled and paved terraces. Mature flowering shrubs surround two fake turf lawns which would make perfect play areas. This plot has been designed to include a swimming pool.
This property would make a fantastic family home, conveniently located for all local facilities including schools, shops, bus station, cinema and indoor swimming pool. The popular town of Miranda do Corvo has a great selection of supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, a weekly farmers market and monthly car boot fair which attracts visitors from all over the central Portugal region. The surrounding countryside provides wonderful opportunities to enjoy an assortment of outdoor activities including swimming at the local river beaches, cycling, hiking, canoeing and mountain biking. For those in search of a gentler pace you can explore in the traditional Schist villages within the Lousã Mountains or sample the regional cuisine at one of the many local restaurants.
The popular village of Lousã is 15 minutes away and the historic University City of Coimbra is an easy 20 minute drive.
Beaches: 45 minutes
Golf: 20 minutes
Porto: 1hour 30 minutes
Lisbon: 2 hours
Energy Rating: B